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This statement is also an agreement of the terms of use of The International Retrovirology Association website

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable local laws and regulations, The International Retrovirology Association (hereinafter “IRVA”) grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, limited right to access, use and display this site and attendant materials. This authorization is not a transfer of title to the site and materials contained herein and is subject to the following restrictions: (1) you must retain, on all copies of the site and materials, all copyright and other proprietary notices; and (2) you may not modify the site or materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use the site and materials for any public or commercial purposes, except as otherwise specifically permitted herein.


The information presented on this website is for information purposes only. IRVA provides this site and its contents on an “as is” basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents. IRVA disclaims all such representations and warranties, whether express or implied, including, but not limited, to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In addition, IRVA does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this site is accurate, complete or current.


All content contained herein is subject to change without notice. IRVA reserves the right at its sole discretion to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to the use of this site at any time. Such changes. modifications, additions, or deletions, to the terms and conditions of use shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means including, but not limited to, posting new terms and conditions on the site. Any use of the site after such change or modification shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such changes, modifications, additions or deletions.

IRVA may terminate, change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the site including the availability of any features of the site, at any time. IRVA may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts of the site without notice or liability.


Certain links provided on this site will launch Internet sites that are not under the control of IRVA and that have not been reviewed by IRVA. IRVA provides these outside links solely as a convenience to its users and the provision of any such links is not an endorsement by IRVA of that site or any of the contents, products, or services contained or offered therein. Accordingly, IRVA makes no representations or warranties whatsoever concerning availability of or content, including sub-links, found on those sites and accepts no responsibility or liability for any losses or penalties whatsoever that might be incurred as a result of linking to any location on any linked sites or pages.

When you link to another party’s site you should be aware that those companies may use cookies or other means to collect information about you. In this case, the IRVA privacy policy and terms will not apply.


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You agree not to submit to IRVA (whether via this site or by any other means) any materials which:

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Neither IRVA nor any of its subsidiaries or its or their parent companies or their, employees, or other representatives shall be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. Under no circumstances shall IRVA have any liability for any consequential, incidental, indirect, special or punitive damages or costs, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or data, or loss of goodwill, loss of or damage to property, and any claims of third parties arising out of or in connection with the use, copying, or display of this site or its contents or any linked website, regardless of whether IRVA has been advised, knew or should have known of the possibility thereof.

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